For any music lover, the true test is in the acoustics – and early feedback has been incredibly positive.
Plácido Domingo was highly complimentary, while midway through rehearsals, Stefano Pace, chief executive of the visiting Fondazione Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi orchestra, reveals that the sound is beyond anything he expected.
“The acoustics are some of the best I’ve heard at any opening,” he says. “I’m very surprised, I didn’t expect that.”
The full report in The National is available here